Last month's tournament was especially difficult, and many wrong answers were guessed. Here's your chance to try again: Each of these five goos was a frequent incorrect guess made for another recent goo.



George LeMieux

publication date: Friday, March 8, 2013

category: Government

clue: This temporary politician got a lot more sunshine representing Florida than he would have in Russia.

explanation: LeMieux was appointed to replace outgoing Floridian senator Mel Martinez, and was succeeded by Marco Rubio, without serving a full term. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Amy Austin

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Dmitry Medvedev.


Cat Cora

publication date: Thursday, March 7, 2013

category: Television

clue: This world-traveling feline chef is not living with the governor of New York.

explanation: Cora starred in Iron Chef America and Around the World in Eighty Plates. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Sandra Lee.


Kat Von D

publication date: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

category: Television

clue: This artist and model is best known for her association with Los Angeles ink.

explanation: Von D was a tattoo artist and model who starred in the series L.A. Ink. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Nikki Forte.


Manti Te'o

publication date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

category: Sports

clue: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo's prank on this Notre Dame player got many people #teoing.

explanation: Te'o was the victim of a famous hoax involving the death of a made-up girlfriend. The meme "Teoing" involved posing for a photo with your arm around an invisible partner. more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for Ronaiah Tuiasosopo.


Psy

publication date: Monday, March 4, 2013

category: Music

clue: There's no stopping this South Korean superstar from getting his stylish hit stuck in your head.

explanation: Psy scored a major international hit with "Gangnam Style." more…

do-over: This was a "do-over" goo, inspired by incorrect guesses for a previous goo.

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Erik Bates, and Sarah Kyle

trivia: This goo was inspired by incorrect guesses for MC Mang.


Other Themes in Spring 2013

World War Z

Zombies may be the hottest thing in Hollywood, but you have an entirely different horde to fend off: Ten goos who have an unusual initial in common. They may come last alphabetically, but they have a prominent place in this goo season. Go »

Bang the Drum Badly

They can't all be Neil Peart or Dave Grohl. For years, rock fans have made fun of bad drummers sticking out in good bands, and these five names have all come up in discussions of rock's worst big-time drummers. Try to keep pace with them. Go »

Cyberpunk'd

Cyberpunk fiction depicts futuristic worlds where technology can do anything except free humanity from its nihilistic dystopia. These six visionaries have developed the genre in different mediums. It's up to you to name them all, and that's no April Fools prank. Go »

Fashion Show

They say clothes make the man. They also made the careers of these five goos, who are some of the biggest names and most successful designers in the fashion industry. There's no need to dress up your answers; just get the names right. Go »

Celebrity Goo Drinking Game

Thirsty? Can I pour you a drink? Belly up to the bar and play the Celebrity Goo Drinking Game, where all of these famous people share their name with drinks you can order at a bar, pub, saloon, tavern, lounge, drinkery, tap room, gin joint, ale house, or watering hole. Go »

Deadly Development

Science can be hazardous to your health! These five pioneers of technology and new ways of living were too clever by half, killed by the very inventions that they hoped would better the human race (or at least further their careers). Go »

Mothers and Daughters

Some great women had a role model for their success. In honor of Mother's Day, here are ten famous mother-daughter pairs who achieved fame in the same profession. For each goo, you must guess both names to be correct. Go »

Spring 2013 Tournament

It's the eye of the tiger. It's the thrill of the fight, risin' up to the challenge of our rival. And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night, and he's watchin' us all with the eye... of the tiger. Go »

Spring 2013 Bonus Goos

This season is almost over! Before summer officially arrives on June 3, enjoy these six bonus goos that are just for fun, with no bearing on the game score. Go »